Holidays & Events

It’s time to celebrate! Get inspired to go above-and-beyond with our special recipes for holidays and events that take you from appetizers to dessert.

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Air-Fryer Mini Nutella Doughnut Holes

You can make these air-fryer doughnuts in advance and refrigerate them before frying. Just be sure to bring the dough to room temperature before frying. —Renee Greene, Smithtown, New York

Spiced Sweet Potato Doughnuts

This sweet potato dessert (or decadent breakfast!) is easy to prepare. And no one minds eating the nutritious spuds when...


Banana Beignet Bites

24 reviews

When I was a little girl, my grandmother took me aside one day and taught me how to make her...


Cider Doughnuts

8 reviews

Here on our 1,250-acre farm, we usually have a quick breakfast on the go. So I often keep a batch...


Sufganiyot

2 reviews

Sufganiyot are believed to have first come from Spain, adapted from a similar treat, the sopaipilla. Others say the sopaipilla...

Long Johns

4 reviews

The tattered recipe in my files is a good indication of how popular these doughnuts have been in our family...


Blue-Ribbon Doughnuts

6 reviews

What could be more delicious than a warm homemade doughnut? I've been making these tasty treats for my children and...

Apple Butter Doughnuts

In my family, it's a tradition to make these lovely spiced doughnuts after sledding. The whole family gathers in the...


Old-Fashioned Doughnuts Holes

Light and yummy, these doughnut holes go fast! Their old-time goodness comes from mashed potatoes and buttermilk.


Buttermilk Doughnuts

4 reviews

It doesn't take long for a platter of these doughnuts to vanish. Our grandkids go for them in a big...


Butternut Squash Doughnuts

2 reviews

My mother and I used to make several batches of these cake doughnuts at a time. They're not only different,...

Carrot Cake Doughnuts

2 reviews

For an easy doughnut recipe which everyone will love, I make these doughnuts. I love carrot cake so I wanted...


Glazed Doughnuts

2 reviews

The light coffee flavor in these tasty sugar-glazed doughnuts makes them a perfect start to the morning...on Christmas Day or...


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Apple Cider Doughnuts

29 reviews

Apple donuts remind me of family trips to South Dakota. We’d stop at Wall Drug for a dozen or so...


Frosted Round Johns

These delightful doughnuts are less greasy than some store-bought varieties, plus they're easy to prepare. My mother and I made...


Brunch Beignets

2 reviews

Enjoy breakfast the New Orleans way with these warm, crispy bites. Topped with powdered sugar, they are a delight! —Lois...

Portland Cream Doughnuts

1 review

If you don't live near Portland Oregon, you can create your own version of the city's famous doughnut at home....


First-Prize Doughnuts

11 reviews

"One year I entered 18 different baked goods in the county fair and all of them won a ribbon. Here...


Doughnuts with Cranberry-Orange Glaze

2 reviews

A sweet cranberry-orange glaze is the perfect topping for these fluffy doughnuts. Friends and family request a batch of these...


Old-Fashioned Buttermilk Doughnuts

3 reviews

Guests will have a touch of nostalgia when they bite into one of these old-fashioned doughnuts. Accents of nutmeg and...


Lemon-Poppy Seed Doughnut Holes

The tender texture and light lemon flavor of these irresistible gems make them a hit at breakfasts and brunches—or even...


Coffee & Cream Doughnuts

1 review

Craving something sweet? You can make these decadent doughnuts in no time! —Taste of Home Test Kitchen


Sunny Morning Doughnuts

14 reviews

I love, love, love doughnuts but buying them can get expensive. This recipe is economical and so delicious. It beats...


Chocolate Malt Cake Doughnuts with White Chocolate Drizzle

My old-fashioned doughnuts feature chocolate and malt powder. The two-toned drizzle adds a finishing touch worthy of the holidays.

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Cinnamon Doughnut Twists

2 reviews

These melt-in-the-mouth, glazed goodies were adapted from a South African recipe. I make them at Christmastime, and they never last...


Feather-Light Doughnuts

3 reviews

When I was growing up, our farm family always had an abundance of mashed potatoes at the supper table. We...


Pumpkin Doughnut Drops

4 reviews

I always have a few special treats handy when the grandchildren visit. These cake doughnuts are one of their favorite...


Spiced Pumpkin Doughnut Bites

1 review

You can try different flavors and coating colors in this recipe to suit any occasion. For Halloween at my house,...


Chocolate Cinnamon Doughnuts

These doughnuts are a favorite of our three grown children. Make them up at night—next morning, it's quick and easy...


Apple Cider Doughnut Holes

3 reviews

Their light, tender texture and apple cider flavor make these small bites a big hit! My mom made them every...